Jar, between 3500 and 3300 BCE

  • Egyptian

Terracotta

  • Framed: Overall: 7 3/4 × 4 3/4 inches (19.7 × 12.1 cm)

Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1900

1990.111

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Broken
  • Terracotta
  • Burnished (polished)
  • Jar
  • Protodynastic
  • Egypt

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Inscribed, in pencil, on side: B120

Provenance

probably 1898-99, probably excavated from cemetery B (Abadiyeh, Egypt); 1900, gifted by the Egypt Exploration Fund; 1990-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Egyptian, Jar, between 3500 and 3300 BCE, terracotta. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1900, 1990.111.